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Saturday 9/6/2014 - - (Sep 6-7) Moon Watch/ Overnight Backpacking / Level C
Harriman State Park, NY
9/8 is the Mid Autumn Festival. We will leave on Saturday afternoon, hike 2 mile up to the top of the mountain; Have dinner, moon watch and camp overnight. Bring your own food and camping equipments.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for further information.
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Ada Jow -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 9/6/2014 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hike / Levels B & C
Racoon Brook Hill / Pine Meadow Lake
Starting from the Visitor Center, go up the Reeves Brook trail (white) to visit the Torne View and Pulpit. Descend on the Raccoon Brook Hills trail to Pine Meadow Lake. Have lunch and take a leisurely walk around the lake and return by the Pine Meadow trail (red). The C level hike extends to the Grandpa/ Grandma Rock and the Stone Memorial Shelter and return.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead or 8:00 AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders: Leo Sun/Janny Tan -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 9/13/2014 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hike / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti - Island Pond – RD Loop
Take the A-SB (red triangle) trail to Lemon Squeezer. Then change to the AT trail to Island Pond. Enjoy the early fall view of the lake. Change to the Island Pond service road going south to meet the Nurian (white) trail. Take a left turn on Nurian trail to Black Rock. Follow the RD along the ridge to Time Square. There are many view points on the ridge and a good chance to cheer up the RD through hikers. From Time Square, follow the A-SB back to the parking at Lake Askoti .
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trail head
Leaders: Chen-Fa Sun/Cherry Lau -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 9/20/2014 - 19 Miles Day Hike / Level F
Ramapo Dunderberg Trail Traverse Hike
The Ramapo Dunderberg (RD or Red Dot) trail starts from the Dunderberg Mtn. near Stony Point, running east to west across Harriman Park to end at Tuxedo Park. With many other intersecting trails, it forms the backbone of the trail networks in Harriman. Most of the trail runs along the mountain ridges thus containing many awesome viewpoints.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the trail head or 6:00 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders: Tony Shu/Flora Gu -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 9/20/2014 - 6 & 9 miles Day Hikes/ Levels B & C
Iron Mines trail, Harriman State Park, NY
Peep into the mining past of Harriman State Park by visiting the remnants of some old iron mines. Starting from Lake Askoti parking lot, visit the Hogencamp Mine then to the Surbridge Mine. Hike along the Surbridge Mine Rd. where wild flowers are abundant in spring time. Lunch at the shelter. Then hike to the Fingerboard Shelter to enjoy the view of Lake Tiorati. Connect to the service road and hike to the Pine Swamp Mine. Then pick up the A-SB trail back to Lake Askoti. There are many turns and sections of the trail are unmarked. Therefore all novice hikers must follow the leaders. Adventurous hikers extend the hike to Boston Mine with the bonus of the terrific views of Island Pond and atop mountain ridges.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at the Lake Askoti
Leaders: George Rogers/Jim Mash -- Click to sign on the activity
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Our day hikes are rated from Level A to Level F. Level A being the earliest; Lever D and above are for experience hikers only. Please contact leader if you are uncertain about what level of hiking activity should you participate. Click here to see CMCNY Hiking Rating System.
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